DAY 3: September 8 (Wednesday)
Time (UTC/GMT+8)

Session A: Engage to Communicate: Stakeholder Analysis for Communicating Evaluations (IED and WFP)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Learning Objective: Participants will have a better understanding of the importance of stakeholder analysis and why knowing your stakeholders is the first and the most crucial step towards strategic communication. Participants will learn the role of visuals in effective communications with examples from IED and WFP communications.

Resource Persons:

  • Saleha Waseem, Senior Evaluation Specialist, Independent Evaluation Department (IED), ADB 
  • Yumiko Kanemitsu, Regional Evaluation Officer, World Food Programme (WFP)
  • Keisuke Taketani, Graphic Facilitator, IED, ADB
  • Paul Mitchell, Strategic Communications Consultant, IED, ADB
  • Kavita Sherchan, Communications and Knowledge Management Consultant, IED, ADB
Register in advance for this meeting: https://adb-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtcO2tqjIuGdxIE3Y783r4xXtgwQ-JLgQ9

Session B: Expanding and simplifying access to evidence: the Development Evidence Portal (3ie)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learning Objective: To learn how to use an online research portal to find relevant evidence to inform decision making.

Resource Persons:

  • Mark Engelbert, Evaluation Specialist, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
  • Tomasz Kozakiewicz, Research Associate, 3ie
  • Veronika Tree, Research Associate, 3ie

Register in advance for this meeting: https://adb-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpd-6pqDMtE9Py0v3qSDDe2-9RXSYhlW5S


Session C: Measuring Performance and Promoting Accountability: Monitoring and Evaluation of decentralization and local governance (DLG) reforms (SDCC, ADB)
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Learning Objective: To learn about the intricacies of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and the measurement of performance and results in a context of decentralization reform.

Resource Persons:

  • Rachana Shrestha, Public Management Specialist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC), ADB
  • Rainer Maria Rene Rohdewohld, Resource Person for E-Learning Course on Decentralization, Local Governance, and Localizing SDGs.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://adb-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArfu6opjwuHt1Y9NnokbF0o-ZJOIWmNwn9

 Session D: A New World of Transparency - ESG, SDGs, GSSBS AND MORE (ERCD, ADB)
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Learning Objective: Participants will understand the basic framework of sustainable finance and necessary accountability mechanism to evaluate sustainable sovereign activities.

Lead Presenter: Kosintr Puongsophol, Financial Sector Specialist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), ADB

Resource Persons:

  • Paroche Hutachareon, Director, Strategic Risk Management Group at Public Debt Management Office, Ministry of Finance, Thailand
  • Muhammad Didi Hardiana, Head of Innovative Finance Lab, United Nations Development Programme
  • Mark Robinson, Sustainability Manager, Supply Chain & Product Assurance, DNV Business Assurance
  • Jason Mortimer, Head of Sustainable Investment – Fixed Income and Senior Portfolio Manager, Nomura Asset Management

Moderator: Robert Fowler, Sustainable Finance Expert, ADB consultant

Register in advance for this meeting: https://adb-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lcumgqDIjHN10x0leOiS-rtp09Nu7vKW1

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